18 year-old OHL hockey player dies

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Published December 17, 2022 at 5:18 pm

Abakar Kazbekov dead

London Knights centre Abakar Kazbekov has died, the team and Ontario Hockey League announced via Twitter on Saturday.

No other details were provided, but the 18-year-old played in Friday’s 5-2 home victory over the Owen Sound Attack.

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The Moscow native had been a member of the Knights since the start of last season.

Kazbekov registered one assist in 12 appearances with London in 2022-23.

The Knights and OHL said Saturday’s game against the Flint Firebirds has been postponed.

 

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